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Posted on: December 15, 2019

Fremont Hosts Census 2020 Kickoff Summit

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The City of Fremont and Mayor Lily Mei hosted the Census 2020 Kickoff Summit on December 10, 2019 at Fremont City Hall. As Census 2020 approaches, this meeting served as a springboard to present an overview of the importance of Census 2020 for the Fremont...

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Posted on: December 14, 2019

New Pet Licensing Hours at Tri-City Animal Shelter Starting January 2020

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The Tri-City Animal Shelter, located at 1950 Stevenson Boulevard, will soon begin implementing more consistent hours for Fremont residents to license their pets in person. Effective January 7, 2020, the new licensing hours will align with the shelter&...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Future Small Cell Technology Deployment in Fremont

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As wireless service providers expand 4G and 5G networks across the country by deploying small cell technology (a small antenna, radio, and other accessory equipment), the City of Fremont is working on a Master License Agreement (MLA) agreement with wirele...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

City of Fremont Holiday Closure Scheduled for Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020

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The City of Fremont is implementing a Holiday Closure for many non-public safety City services from Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 through Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. The Holiday Closure is scheduled for Dec. 23, 26, 27, and 30, 2019, while City holidays are observed...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Event Cancelled: Candy Cane Hunt

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The Candy Cane Hunt scheduled for this Saturday, December 7 has been cancelled due to inclement weather. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and look forward to seeing you at our next event. For questions, contact Recreation ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Community Development Block Grant Funding Available

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The City of Fremont anticipates the availability of approximately $1,369,657 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for projects benefitting low to moderate income Fremont residents. Projects must be implemented in the next two fiscal years, FY...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

New I-880 Express Lanes to Open in Summer 2020 Accompanied by Proposed Toll Ordinance

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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is converting the HOV lanes on Interstate 880 to Express Lanes, which are scheduled to open in late summer 2020.

The hours of operation of these express lanes on I-880 will be extended to the time frame of 5...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

The City of Fremont Featured in ABC7’s Building a Better Bay Area Series

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This week, ABC7 will highlight Fremont in its Building a Better Bay Area series to share stories that make up our diverse region, showcase actions the City is taking to address challenges facing the community, and uncover hidden gems of Fremont f...

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Posted on: November 17, 2019

Thanksgiving Break Camps

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Keep your child engaged this Thanksgiving Break with the City of Fremont school break camps. Camps take place November 25-27 with full day, half day, and extended care options. For information, visit our webpage or call 510-494-4300.

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Posted on: November 16, 2019

Fixit Coaches needed for Fremont Library’s New Maker Space

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Fremont’s first monthly Fixit Clinic residency starts Tuesday, November 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fremont Main Library’s new Archimedes Maker Space, 2400 Stevenson Blvd.

Fixit Coaches are needed to ensure the program’s s...

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Posted on: November 16, 2019

Supporting Fremont’s Temporary Housing Navigation Center

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As part of the City of Fremont’s strategic approach to addressing the growing homeless crisis, the City is opening a temporary Housing Navigation Center (HNC) located in the rear parking lot of City Hall, 3300 Capitol Ave. The HNC is an innovati...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

City of Fremont Giving Hope Holiday Giving Program – Help Spread Holiday Cheer

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Giving Hope Holiday Program is celebrating its 20th year 

For 20 years, the Fremont community has come together to bring cheer to those in need at the holidays through the City of Fremont Human Services Department Giving Hope Program. This program...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Could Home Sharing Be Right for You?

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Home Match of the Tri-Cities is a home sharing program that helps connect homeowners with people seeking an affordable place to live. Through this free service, homeowners can benefit from additional income, companionship, or help with chores such as groc...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Fremont’s Tobacco Retail License Program goes into effect November 8

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On October 8, 2019, the Fremont City Council voted unanimously to establish a Tobacco Retail License program, with an effective date of November 8, 2019. The City of Fremont joins over 150 California municipalities with similar programs.

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Fremont Issues Call for Artists for New Public Art Installation

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Calling all artists! The City of Fremont is seeking artist proposals for the commission of an innovative and permanent public art installation for a new outdoor plaza, Inspiration Plaza, in Fremont’s Warm Springs Innovation District. The artist will desig...

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Posted on: November 9, 2019

Fremont and Kaiser Permanente Partner for Vision Zero Street Banners

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On October 30, the City of Fremont and Kaiser Permanente unveiled the designs for Vision Zero traffic safety street banners that will be displayed in Fremont through the end of 2020.

Approximately 150 banners will be installed along Fremont Boulevard, a ke...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Fremont Homeless Count and Survey Comprehensive Report Now Available

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The City of Fremont’s comprehensive report and summary detailing the Alameda County EveryOne Counts! 2019 Homeless Point-in-Time Count and Survey has recently been completed. The report details the count’s methodology and findings, as ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Recruitment Underway for Fremont’s Mobility Commission

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The City of Fremont is accepting applications for a new Mobility Commission to help address Fremont’s transportation issues and needs. Earlier this year, the City Council approved a Mobility Action Plan, which was developed with guidance from a ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Fremont Mayor Lily Mei Joins National League of Cities 2020 Presidential Task Force

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Fremont Mayor Lily Mei was in the nation’s capital this week as part of the local leaders 2020 Presidential Election Task Force. In partnership with the National League of Cities (NLC), the Task Force will help ensure community issues are uplift...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Upcoming Public Open Houses for the East 14th Street/Mission Blvd. and Fremont Blvd. Multimodal Corr

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Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) is conducting a series of workshops beginning late October to showcase the long-term vision for the East 14th Street/Mission Boulevard and Fremont Boulevard Corridor project.

Alameda CTC is looking for...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Now Recruiting for the Teen Explorer Program

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The Fremont Explorer Program is a fun and safe way for teenagers to learn more about the field of law enforcement. Explorers participate in various activities such as community events, ride-alongs, traffic control, building tours, and school visits. In ad...

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Posted on: October 20, 2019

Fremont to Host Free Bicycling Class

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The City of Fremont is hosting a free bicycling class offered by Bike East Bay. This fun workshop is taught by an instructor certified by the League of American Bicyclists. Learn basic rules of the road, how to equip your bicycle, fit your helmet, avoid b...

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

Manufacturing Day 2019 Wraps Up

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The first Friday in October is celebrated as Manufacturing Day. A movement that started in 2012 has grown steadily with participation rapidly increasing each year with manufacturing companies across the U.S. opening their doors to raise awareness of manuf...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

State Approves Relinquishment of Route 84 to Fremont

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The City of Fremont has been working with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) regarding the transfer of ownership (relinquishment) of State Route 84 (SR84) between Interstate 880 and Mission Boulevard. The route includes portion of Thor...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Celebrate the Groundbreaking of Fremont’s Downtown Event Center and Plaza on October 25

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The City of Fremont and Fremont Chamber of Commerce are hosting a groundbreaking celebration for the future Downtown Event Center and Plaza at the corner of Capitol Avenue and State Street on Friday, October 25. Festivities will begin at 4:30 pm with the ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Power Restored in Fremont

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Power has been restored in Fremont. This is the City's last community update regarding the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff.

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

City of Fremont Launches Interactive Map for PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff

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The City of Fremont launched a new interactive map to determine impacted areas by the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) for October 9, 2019. This map allows community members to search addresses within Fremont to determine if it is within a plan...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

City to Activate Emergency Operation Center to Monitor the Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff

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On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, the City of Fremont’s Emergency Operation Center will be activated to monitor the potential PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS). The City of Fremont has approximately 5,000 residences and business that could be affec...

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Posted on: October 6, 2019

Education Workshop about Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

Section 8 Workshop

The City of Fremont is hosting a free education workshop on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program on Wednesday, October 30 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fremont Main Library, located at 2400 Stevenson Blvd., in Fukaya A Room.

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Posted on: October 5, 2019

Warm Springs BART West Access Bridge and Plaza Project

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The Warm Springs BART West Access Bridge and Plaza Project reached a significant milestone in late September. The truss span of the bridge, connecting directly to the Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station, and over the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) trac...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Fremont Secures $100,843 from the Department of Justice to Combat Illegal Tobacco Use Among Minors

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The City of Fremont received $100,843 in state funding to tackle the illegal sale of cigarettes and tobacco products to minors as part of the California Department of Justice’s Tobacco Grant Program. The grants were awarded to 76 local entities ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2019

Fremont Patrol Tesla in the News

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The
Fremont Police Department has been in the news recently for an incidentinvolving the Department’s electric police patrol vehicle (Tesla Model S).
Fremont Police first deployed the Tesla in March of this year as a fullyoutfitted patrol ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2019

Help Us Redesign Fremont and Newark AC Transit Bus Service!

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The AC Transit redesign:fremont/newark planning project aims to evaluate bus service and travel demands in Fremont and Newark.

The goals of the project include:

  • Ensure that bus service in Fremont and Newark aligns with ridership amid a changing tra...
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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Community Safety Event – Child Safety Seat Installations & Free Bike Helmets

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On Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., a FREE community safety event will be held in the Fremont Police Department overflow parking lot (between the Police Department & Fremont Main Library). The event will include fre...

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Posted on: September 22, 2019

Education Workshop for Fremont Landlords

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The City of Fremont Housing Division and Human Services Department are hosting a free landlord education workshop on Code Enforcement in Fremont. The Code Enforcement Division requires rental properties to comply with building and housing code standards t...

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Posted on: September 21, 2019

Achieve Your Financial Goals With Sparkpoint Fremont

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SparkPoint Fremont provides a range of services to help individuals and families get out of debt, grow their assets, and achieve long-term financial stability. SparkPoint Fremont is part of the United Way Bay Area’s regional network of financial...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

New CleanStart Mobile Hygiene Unit Serving Fremont’s Homeless Population

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On September 17, the City of Fremont officially launched the CleanStart Mobile Hygiene Program with the City of Newark, Alameda County, and many community partners. The program features a new CleanStart Mobile Hygiene Unit that provides much-needed shower...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

California Police Department Offers Signing and Referral Bonuses to Boost Recruiting Efforts

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The City of Fremont and the Fremont Police Association have jointly established a new recruiting incentive program that features a $10,000 total signing bonus for newly hired Entry-level, Academy Graduate, and Lateral Police Officers. The bonus is structu...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Groundbreaking Celebration for New Affordable Housing in Fremont

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On Friday, September 6, 2019, the City of Fremont celebrated another milestone for affordable housing, the groundbreaking of Warm Springs Village Apartments and “final pour” for the foundation! Built in partnership with Eden Housing an...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

9/10 Special City Council Meeting Approved City Hall Rear Parking Lot as Fremont’s Temporary Housing

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The Fremont City Council held a Special City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, to consider the development of Fremont’s temporary Housing Navigation Center at either a site in the Decoto neighborhood or in the rear parking lot of Fremont’s C...

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Posted on: September 7, 2019

Fremont’s Temporary Town Fair Plaza Closing this Month

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The City of Fremont will be closing the temporary Town Fair Plaza in mid-September to make way for the construction of the Downtown Event Center and plaza, which is Phase 1 of the Civic Center project. Upcoming community events including Fremont Street Ea...

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Posted on: September 8, 2019

Fremont Offers Expanded Resources to Assist Homeless Population

Homelessness Newsletter

Homelessness is a continuing challenge for the City of Fremont and the broader Bay Area. In Alameda County alone, there were 8,022 individuals counted as homeless in 2019, a 43% increase from 5,629 in 2017.

The City of Fremont has a number of resources ava...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Special City Council Meeting: Sept. 10 at 5:30pm about Proposed Temporary Housing Navigation Center

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At the Special City Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, starting at 5:30 p.m., the Council will discuss the information prepared by City staff for its consideration of a possible temporary Housing Navigation Center development at either the Ci...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Special City Council Meeting: Sept. 10 at 5:30pm about Proposed Temporary Housing Navigation Center

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The Fremont City Council will hold a Special City Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 10, at 5:30 p.m. to receive an update on the proposed temporary Housing Navigation Center. At this meeting City staff will present the results of the community outreac...

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Posted on: August 31, 2019

Afterschool Educational Enrichment in Warm Springs

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The City of Fremont Community Services Department offers a homework assistance program at the Warm Springs Community Center, located at 47300 Fernald St. Offered Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., the Warm Springs After School Care and Homework prog...

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Posted on: August 25, 2019

Fremont Provides Safe and Convenient Toxic Waste Disposal

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The Fremont Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Facility provides residents with an environmentally safe and convenient method to dispose of hazardous waste. The facility is open every week from Wednesday to Saturday, and drop-off is easy and free of cost....

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Posted on: August 24, 2019

Fremont Boulevard Safe and Smart Corridor Project

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The City of Fremont plans to begin the Fremont Boulevard Safe and Smart Corridor Project in early 2020 to manage congestion and improve safety for all modes of travelers. The project will cover the 10-mile stretch of Fremont Boulevard between Paseo Padre ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Fremont Developing Green Infrastructure Plan

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The City of Fremont is developing a Green Infrastructure Plan to improve water quality and reduce impacts of increased stormwater flows created by the Bay Area’s growing urbanization. The plan will outline how the City will phase in additional g...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

27th Annual Festival of India

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The City of Fremont and the Federation of Indo-Americans of Northern California (FIA) invite you to the 27th Annual Festival of India on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday August 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The event, also known as the Fes...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Fremont Mayor Lily Mei Appointed to United States Conference of Mayors Advisory Board

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Fremont Mayor Lily Mei was appointed to serve on the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Advisory Board as a board member at its 87th Annual Meeting. The session took place from June 28 through July 1 in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Third Date Added for Temporary Housing Navigation Center Community Workshops

New HNC Workshop

The City of Fremont will host a third community workshop about the temporary Housing Navigation Center on Monday, August 26, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Fremont Teen Center, 39770 Paseo Padre Parkway. The workshop will provide the public an additional op...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

City of Fremont Releases Correction to Open Letter to Fremont Community

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City of Fremont Mayor Lily Mei today released a correction regarding the open letter to the Fremont community addressing homelessness dated July 29, 2019: 

August 9, 2019

It recently came to my attention that we communicated an inaccurate statistic...

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Posted on: August 10, 2019

Walnut Avenue Bikeway Improvements Project

Walnut Ave Bikeway Improvements

Construction is underway to improve the bike lanes, pedestrian crossings, and signalized intersections on Walnut Avenue between Mission Boulevard and Paseo Padre Parkway. The project will create a complete street that balances the safety and needs of all ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2019

Fremont Partners with HOPR to Introduce Dockless Mobility

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The City of Fremont is partnering with HOPR, a leading micro-mobility company operating in cities across North America, to introduce a dockless bike share system. Fremont’s new bike share system will offer a convenient option for short trips and...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

CORRECTION: City of Fremont Releases Open Letter to Fremont Community

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Letter Addresses Civility, Community Engagement and the Homeless Challenge

City of Fremont Mayor Lily Mei released the following letter addressing the importance of a continued dialogue around homelessness in Fremont:

July 29, 2019 (corrected August 9, 2019...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

New Location Announced for Navigation Center Workshops

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Due to the large attendance expected at the community workshops for Fremont’s temporary Housing Navigation Center, the City has relocated both workshops to Harbor Light Church, 4760 Thornton Ave., one of Fremont’s largest venues. The w...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Community Meeting for Mission San Jose Commercial Strategy Study

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In June 2018, the Fremont City Council directed City of Fremont staff to study the Mission San Jose Town Center to determine the potential for commercial success in the area—with special emphasis on retail, restaurants, entertainment options, an...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Two Community Workshops about Proposed Housing Navigation Center

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New location announced for Navigation Center workshops 

Due to the large attendance expected at the community workshops for Fremont’s temporary Housing Navigation Center, the City has relocated both workshops to Harbor Light Church, 4760...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Fremont Transitions to New Janitorial Service Company

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As of July 1, a new contractor is providing professional janitorial services for 70 public City of Fremont facilities including community centers, libraries, park and recreation buildings, fire stations, and City administration buildings. The firm of SWA ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

7/9 Council Work Session Identified 2 Potential Locations for Temporary Homeless Navigation Center

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The Fremont City Council held a Work Session on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, to review 11 potential City-owned and privately-owned sites analyzed by City staff for locating a temporary housing navigation center in Fremont. The sites were based on previously rec...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

City Council Work Session on July 9 to Discuss Potential Sites to Locate a Housing Navigation Center

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The City of Fremont is holding a Special Meeting – City Council Work Session on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. for City staff to review the evaluation results of potential sites to locate a housing navigation center in Fremont. A housing nav...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Tri-City Animal Shelter is Seeking Kitten Fosters

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Want to serve your community during the busy summer season? Foster a litter of kittens! The amount of time that kittens are in your care varies from two to seven weeks, depending on how young they are when you start fostering. Kittens mu...

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Posted on: June 23, 2019

Workforce Training Guide is Now Online

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The Tri-City Workforce Training Resource is an informational website for adults who need to obtain their GED, as well as those beginning or already established in their career. Visit Fremont WorkForce Training to explore the many options for short-term, l...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

City of Fremont Considers Tobacco Retail License Program

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On May 21, 2019, the Fremont City Council heard a proposal from the Human Relations Commission recommending the establishment of a Tobacco Retail License program. At that meeting, the Council directed City staff to conduct further outreach to stakeholders...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

June 18 Council Work Session Discussed Update on Strategies and Priorities to Address Homelessness

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On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Fremont City Council held a Work Session to discuss an update on strategies and priorities to address homelessness. City staff presented an overview of ongoing efforts to reduce homelessness since 2017, provide an update on ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Fremont Launches a New Version of Fremont Open City Hall

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The City of Fremont has launched a new and improved Fremont Open City Hall platform! This updated version allows subscribers to access a sleeker interface to learn more about each new topic the City posts and participate in online survey exercises to shar...

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Posted on: June 16, 2019

Fremont to Activate City’s First Pedestrian Signal at Mowry Avenue/Waterside Circle

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Fremont’s first pedestrian signal will be activated the week of June 17th at the intersection of Mowry Avenue/Waterside Circle. The pedestrian signal will offer pedestrians a protected crossing for this busy arterial intersection, enhancing acce...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Fremont to Hold Special Meeting-Work Session on June 18 at 5:30 pm to Discuss Homelessness Efforts

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The City of Fremont is holding a Special Meeting-Work Session on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. for City staff to go before the City Council and provide an overall update on the City’s homeless efforts and present and establish criteria to...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Unveiling of The Solacii, Downtown Fremont’s Newest Temporary Public Art Installation

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The community is invited to attend the unveiling of The Solacii, Downtown Fremont’s newest temporary public art installation, on Friday, June 14, at 4:30 p.m. at the corner of Capitol Avenue and Fremont Boulevard. The event will feature speeches...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Affordable Housing Ordinance Work Session on June 11 at 5:00pm

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This past April, the Fremont City Council held a Council Work Session on housing/growth management and directed City staff to organize a separate Council Work Session on the Affordable Housing Ordinance. This Work Session is now scheduled for Tuesday, Jun...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Fremont Celebrates Opening of Pauline Weaver Senior Apartments

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On Friday, May 17, the City of Fremont proudly celebrated the opening of Pauline Weaver Senior Apartments, 89 new affordable rental units for seniors! This new complex, built in partnership with Eden Housing, is located at 47003 Mission Falls Court in Fre...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Dusterberry Neighborhood Park Master Plan

Dusterberry Proposed Master Plan

On May 15, 2019, the Fremont Recreation Commission voted to recommend that the Fremont City Council approve the Dusterberry Neighborhood Park Master Plan. This Master Plan is the result of six months of community input gathered through four public meeting...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Fremont Scores an A Grade in Climate Change Ranking

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CDP, the non-profit environmental disclosure platform, released its first ever cities ranking featuring cities from across the globe that are taking bold action to curb climate change.

Of the 625 cities that reported worldwide through CDP’s envir...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Fremont named a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

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Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Fremont with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award, joining 475 communities across the country in building better places for people to bike. With today’s announcement of 39 new and renewing BFC...

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Posted on: May 11, 2019

City of Fremont to Receive Urban & Community Forestry Proposition 68 Grant Funds

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The City of Fremont is pleased to announce that it’s one of the recipients of this year’s Urban & Community Forestry Proposition 68 grants in the amount of $860,000 from California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FI...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Fremont’s Multi-Pronged Approach to Homelessness; City Explores Housing Navigation Center

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Homelessness is a growing societal issue for Fremont and a regional concern for the Bay Area and beyond. Since a City Council Study Session held on April 17, 2018, where staff presented extensive background defining the scope and urgency of the homeless i...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Fremont Minimum Wage Ordinance to Become Effective July 2019

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On February 5, the City Council approved a minimum wage ordinance that increases Fremont’s local minimum wage to $15/hour two years earlier than mandated under State law.

Large employers with 26 or more employees will be subject to a $13.50/hour ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Stay Updated on City News with the eNews Subscription Service

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Community members can stay informed on City of Fremont happenings with the eNews subscription service that sends digital updates via email or text. To sign up, visit our subscription page and subscribe with an email address and/or mobile phone number. Use...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Centerville Paid Parking Program to Begin Summer 2019

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In early 2018, the City of Fremont announced a paid parking program at the Centerville Train Depot that aims to correct the unauthorized use of its parking lots through enhanced security and maintenance.

Given the resources required for ongoing maintenance...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Retired Fremont Fire Chief and Planning Commissioner Daniel T. Lydon Passes Away at 77

Retired Fire Chief Daniel T. Lydon

It is with deep sadness and respect that the City of Fremont and the Fremont Fire Department announce the death of Retired Fire Chief and Planning Commissioner Daniel T. Lydon, who passed away on March 18, 2019 at his home in Fremont, California.

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Fremont Police Dept. to Deploy Its First U.S. Zero-emission Tesla Patrol Vehicle in Pilot Program

Electric Patrol Vehicle

The Fremont Police Department will soon begin a pilot program to test a TESLA Model S 85 electric vehicle customized for patrol operations in alignment with the City of Fremont’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent from its 200...
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Posted on: January 13, 2019

Fremont Fire to Offer Community Disaster Preparedness Training Programs in 2019

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The City of Fremont’s Fire Department has released the 2019 schedule for its Disaster Preparedness Training Program, including free Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes. PEP classes are speci...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Mayor Mei Appointed to National League of Cities’ Transportation/Infrastructure Services Committee

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Fremont Mayor Lily Mei has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2019 Transportation Infrastructure Services (TIS) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issu...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Fremont Appoints New Community Development Director

Community Development Director Dan Schoenholz

Fremont City Manager Mark Danaj announced the appointment of Dan Schoenholz as Community Development Director for the City of Fremont. Schoenholz has been serving as Fremont’s Interim Community Development Director since May 2018, when Community...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

City Council to Consider Draft District Maps as Fremont Transitions to District-based Elections

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On March 21, 2017, the City of Fremont adopted a resolution of intention to transition from an at-large to a district-based councilmember election system with six districts and a Mayor at-large for a seven member Council. The City has already held four of...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Council to Consider Draft District Maps as Fremont Transitions to District-based Election System

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On March 21, 2017, the City of Fremont adopted a resolution of intention to transition from an at-large to a district-based councilmember election system with six districts and a Mayor at-large for a seven member Council.  The City has already he...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Fremont is Asking Residents for Feedback on their Preferred Draft Council District Map

Draft District Map

The City of Fremont is launching a new topic on Fremont Open City Hall, the City’s online forum for citizen engagement. Fremont is asking for public input on which draft Council district map community members prefer for the upcoming election in 2018 and b...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Fremont City Council Approves Resolution to Transition to District-based Election System

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At the Fremont City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the Council approved a resolution to transition from an at-large to a district-based election system.

As mentioned in the City’s press release, the City Council made the decision to take this ...

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